Protected Areas

WCPA Thematic Vice-Chairs, Specialist Groups and Task Forces

The following Specialist Groups and Task Forces have been established by IUCN WCPA.  The General Terms of Reference for Specialist Group and Task Force Leaders can be downloaded here: TORs for SG and TF Leaders

The following Specialist Groups and Task Forces have been established by IUCN WCPA. Each SG and TF has an approved Terms of Reference for its activities. The template for preparing TORs for approval by the WCPA EXCO can be downloaded here:  File WCPA Template for TORs

WCPA Thematic Vice Chairs

Capacity Development

Mike APPLETON

Eleanor STERLING

Marine

Dan LAFFOLEY
Natural Solutions

Nigel DUDLEY
People and Parks

Karen KEENLEYSIDE

Science and Biodiversity

Stephen WOODLEY

Science and Management

Marc HOCKINGS
World Heritage

Cyril KORMOS
Young Professionals

Mariasole BIANCO

 

WCPA SPECIALIST GROUPS LEADERS

WCPA Specialist Groups are established by the WCPA EXCO to bring together Commission Members who can provide ongoing specialist expertise and leadership in topics that are Commission and Programme Priorities. Specialist Groups report to the WCPA Steering Committee. The current suite of Specialist Groups is listed below. To contribute to the work of any Specialist Group, please contact the relevant Specialist Group Leader.

Climate Change

Leigh WELLING
Andrew RHODES

Connectivity Conservation

Gary TABOR

Cultural and Spiritual Values

Bas VERSCHUUREN
Edwin BERNBAUM

Freshwater

Ian HARRISON
Harmony PATRICIO

Geoheritage

Kyung SIK WOO
Wesley HILL

Governance

Terence HAY-EDIE
Carmen MIRANDA

Grasslands

Kirk OLSON

Green List

Marc HOCKINGS

High Seas

Kristina GJERDE

Health and Well-Being

Jo HOPKINS

Management Effectiveness

Alexander BELOKUROV

Marine Mammals (Jointly with SSC)

Giuseppe NOTARBARTOLO DI SCIARA
 

Erich HOYT

Mountains

Peter JACOBS

Protected Area Finance

Andrew BOVARNICK

Protected Area Legislation

VACANT

Privately Protected Areas and Nature Stewardship

Brent MITCHELL

Protected Landscape/Seascapes

Jessica  BROWN

Tourism and Protected Areas

Anna SPENCELEY

Transboundary Conservation

Maja VASILIJEVIĆ

Kevan ZUNCKEL

Urban Conservation Strategies

Ted TRZYNA

Wilderness

Vance MARTIN

 

 

WCPA TASK FORCE LEADERS

WCPA Task Forces are established by the WCPA EXCO to accomplish a specific time-bound task, e.g. the preparation of a WCPA Best Practice Guideline publication or the preparation of a particular policy. The Terms of Reference of WPCA Task Force and their leadership are approved by the WCPA EXCO. To contribute to the work of any current Task Force, please contact the relevant Task Force Leader as set out below. To propose the establishment of a new Task Force, you should contact a member of the WCPA EXCO or the Chair/Deputy Chair.

Beyond the Aichi Targets

Harvey LOCKE

Biodiversity and Protected Areas

Stephen WOODLEY

Penny LANGHAMMER

Invasive Alien Species (jointly with SSC)

Piero GENOVESI

Nature for All (Jointly with CEC)

Karen KEENLEYSIDE

Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures

Harry JONAS

Kathy MACKINNON

 

 

Work area: 
Protected Areas
Location: 
Global
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